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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Atlantic City to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Atlantic City to Washington DC usually takes around 8 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance144 mi (231 km)
Shortest duration5h 20m
Cheapest price$30.99
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Atlantic City to Washington

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Nkemjika

December 23, 2023- Solo travel

Greyhound

Cleanliness. The floors were sticky and needed a mop and there were food crumbs on the seats.

5.0

Luisa

August 13, 2021- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: The driver was very profesional and friendly. I love the free water. Cons: I think you guys are doing a pretty good job. Keep it up! Tips: If you thought greyhound was the only company to travel try our bus!

How much is a bus ticket from Atlantic City to Washington DC?

Bus tickets for a trip from Atlantic City to Washington DC cost $43.38 on average. Tickets cheaper than $43.38 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Bus tickets from Atlantic City to Washington DC are expected to cost between $39 and $94 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Washington DC within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $46. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Atlantic City to Washington DC are at their cheapest average price in August. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $39. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $63, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 26 days in advance to save up to $69.21.

What bus companies travel from Atlantic City to Washington DC?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Atlantic City to Washington DC. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound138h 6m$75.16
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 13 bus trips from Atlantic City to Washington every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 6 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Washington usually start from $31.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 144 miles from Atlantic City to Washington DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Atlantic City to Washington DC at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlantic City to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Atlantic City to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Atlantic City, NJ to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $81.75.

City Information

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, or join a food tour of Georgetown to get a taste of the area’s culture along with its cuisine.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Atlantic City?

Main departure station: 1133 Boardwalk

Buses to Washington DC leave from 3 stations in Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

Washington, DC - Union Station - DCAUST-0

Main arrival station: Union Station

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

All bus stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

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